Check out scenes from the recent Farmers Day festival in Coats.
Scenes from Coats Farmer's Day
No Farmers Day Parade would be complete without some tractors and Saturday's event was no exception. There were tractors of all sizes. Farmers and participants in the tractor show served as parade grand marshals again this year.
Daily Record Photo/Laura Patters
Josh Hudson, pictured here with his daughter, Addison, took home first place this year at the Coats Farmers Day Pig in the Park Cookoff hosted by the Coats Lions Club.
Members of the Coats Farmers Day Harvest Court wave to the throng of people who turned out for the annual parade on Saturday.
Coats Elementary School students who are members of the Kiwanis K-Kids participate in Saturday's Farmers Day Parade.
Wyatt Lambert, 8, of Angier takes a turn of the bull ride at the Kids Park at Coats Farmers Day.
Coats Woman of the Year Holly Raynor waves to the crowd Saturday.
Line dance instructor Tricia Bristow, left, and members of F.O.L.D. (Friends of Line Dancing) give line dance demonstrations at Coats Farmers Day. Bristow invited members of the audience to join in a dance.
One of the Sudan Dunn Clowns, 'Varney' (Gary Norris) gets the crowd laughing during the Coats Farmers Day Parade Saturday.
Teachers and students from On Pointe Dance Academy of Dunn demonstrate some moves during the Coats Farmers Parade. Among those pictured are teachers Parrish Smith, Emma Woods and Maegan Wilkes and students Adrianna mendoza and Nicole Lemus.
Equines of all varieties, colors and sizes closed out the Farmers Day Parade.
Casey Jones recognizes Larry Parker, winner of Longest Distance Traveled Tractor.
Casey Jones presents a trophy to Scott Dean for Longest Distance Traveled Lawnmower.
Casey Jones, right, recognizes Tony Benson, who was the winner of a fish fryer.
Casey Jones presents a trophy to Larry Holcomb for Oldest Lawnmower.
Casey Jones, right, recognizes Ricky Naylor, winner of the Oldest Tractor.
Casey Jones presents a trophy to Oliver McLeod for Most Original Lawnmower.
Casey Jones presents a trophy to Craig Senter, winner of Most Original Tractor.